The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 14.93% 2.08% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.43% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£243 £252 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 20.90% 8.33% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Average daily rate £298 £325 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% -10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £293 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £378 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 9 (60.00%) SQL
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) IIS
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) Clustering
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (20.00%) Teradata
6 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (20.00%) LINQ

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Teradata Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB6
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Teradata
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos